Posts Tagged ‘arrest’

LA Times Photographer Of Reagan Funeral Motorcade Charged After March Arrest

Posted by on Wednesday April 6, 2016 | Photos In The News

Longtime Los Angeles Times photographer Ricardo DeAratanha has been charged with a misdemeanor for allegedly refusing to cooperate with police during the funeral motorcade of former First Lady Nancy Reagan, according to a recent report in the Los Angeles Times. DeAratanha, 65, was charged with one misdemeanor count of resisting, obstructing or delaying a peace officer,... More

George Steinmetz Wonders: Was It Worth Getting Arrested for National Geographic Cover Story Photos?

Posted by on Thursday May 1, 2014 | Photojournalism

This month’s cover story of National Geographic, about how to meet growing worldwide demand for food, is the story that got photographer George Steinmetz in trouble last June, and he’s still stinging from the experience. Caught in the political crossfire between animal rights activists and agribusiness interests trying to make it illegal to photograph factory... More

Police Intimidation Watch: Cop Charged with Lying About a Photographer’s Arrest

Posted by on Tuesday August 27, 2013 | Photojournalism

A New York City police officer has been charged with felonies and misdemeanors for lying about why he arrested a freelance news photographer, according to a report in The New York Times. The officer, Michael Ackermann, claimed that he had arrested Robert Stolarik, a freelancer for The New York Times, because Stolarik had repeatedly flashed... More